Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Bookish Holiday Gift Guide + HUGE Giveaway!



Hey guys! Can you believe that Christmas is only 9 days away?!? Are you prepared?! Ahh, time passes by so quickly! If you're still trying to find gifts for your book loving friends and family members, you've come to the right place! I present you with the Bookish Christmas Shopping Guide!

You can always give a book-lover books, but what if you want to give them something different this holiday season? What I have here today is a collection of some amazing stores that sell bookish merchandise and other book related things that I'm sure any book-lover would love to receive as a present (or you might even decide to gift yourself! ;) I highly recommend these brands/companies to everyone, and I, myself, am going to buy a lot of products from these shops this Christmas!

NOTE: I'm advertising these shops because I think they're amazing, not because they've payed me to.


Let's start with one of my favorite shops!





Evie's designs are incredible!! SO creative! I honestly love them so much! You guys have to go check out her shop! It's really hard to choose, but some of my favorites designs are:


  

See? Aren't these amazing?! <33 Society 6 also offers FREE WW shipping and many other offers, so go check it out!-


  I Start a New Adventure Every Time I Open a Book! - Inverted Mug

Lauren has an amazing Society 6 shop as well! A lot of designs are simple but I like that as they can go with pretty much any decor. You may not know exactly what your friend might like but with something as simple as this, you can't really go wrong.


Christmas in the Great Hall - Soy Candle - Book Lovers' Scented Soy Candle - 8oz jarReading at the Cafe - Soy Candle - Book Lovers' Scented Soy Candle - 8oz jarBookstore - Soy Candle - Book Lovers' Scented Soy Candle - 8oz jar

This shop sells handcrafted book inspired soy candles that literally smell like heaven! *gasp* <3  A perfect gift for a book-lover!


Small bookish "TBR Jar" with origami star book titles, "Slay your own dragons" charm

Novel Heartbeat sells awesome Bookish TBR ("To Be Read") Jars on her Etsy store! I don't know about you but I always have SUCH a hard time deciding what to read next. The struggle is real. A TBR jar is a great gift for bookworms as it helps them choose their next read. (:


Magnetic Bookmarks • Fairytales Retold

Magnetic Bookmarks • Winter Wonderland

After all, who doesn't love cute bookmarks? ;)



My Bookmark sells the most creative bookmarks I've ever seen! They are in a higher range but definitely worth it. Go check them out!

Subscription Boxes

And finally, I have two AMAZING bookish subscription boxes that I am a huge fan of! Not only do they include great books and bookish items such as bookmarks, jewelry, signed bookplates, and other merch, they are run by some truly dedicated and hardworking people. I highly recommend both of these boxes!


 
Images by @readbyamanda

OwlCrate is a Vancouver based subscription box created by Korrina and Robert. Each box contains a new YA novel, along with 3 - 5 other bookish items. For rates and to subscribe, click here.



www.uppercasebox.com Uppercase September Young Adult Book Subscription Box

Uppercase Box is just as amazing. I really like the fact that it comes with a personalized letter. A lovely touch for sure! When you subscribe to the box, each month you’ll receive a wonderful and personally curated package with a brand-new YA book, signed book plate, exclusive bookish items, and more, making this an awesome gift for book-lovers!
For rates and to subscribe, click here.


It's time for a giveaway! There'll be ONE (1) winner who will win the following items:
  • ARC (Advanced Readers Copy) of How to Say I Love You Out Loud by Karole Cozzo. (You can find my review here.)
  • ARC of No Love Allowed by Kate Evangelista. (You can find my review here.)
  • Hidden by P.C. Cast (hardback)
  • The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss (paperback)
  • A $10 Starbucks Giftcard
  • A mystery book!
  • And lastly, some amazing bookmarks and a bookish necklace made by Nina!
Here are two examples of the bookish necklaces:

And here's an example of the bookmark:

Aren't they adorable?!?


Rules

  • U.S. ONLY  (Sorry! Hopefully we'll host an international one soon!)
  • Must be 13 years or older to enter (or have parent permission).
  • If the winner doesn't contact me within 48 hours, I'd have to choose another one.
The giveaway starts today (12/16/15) and will end on January 8th. The winner will be announced here on the same day.

Good luck everyone! May the elves be in your favor! ;)

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11 comments :

  1. Omg I want all of those bookish gifts lol!! The evie stuff is amazing.

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  2. This is such a good post! I love seeing all my favourite bookish stores in one spot. And this is an awesome giveaway!

    Jamie @ Books and Ladders

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  3. hmmm my favorite book of 2015.....It has to be Oblivion by Jennifer Armentrout! Daemon is so drool-worthy ❤️❤️���� Thanks for this awesome giveaway!

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    1. Omg YES! <33 So glad to hear that :) I haven't read Oblivion yet, but I LOVE the rest of the series!!

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  4. I have to pick just one book! I guess recently my favorite book is The Cellar by Natasha Preston. It's so intriguing! ~ WV

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  5. Hi!! Great giveaway! I'm from Pennsylvania and I think my favorite book of the year is probably The Martian. I'm in the middle of Ready Player One right now and definitley won't get it done in time for the end of 2015 in two hours, but so far I'm in love. It'll probably start off my favorites of 2016 :)

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  6. Thank you so much for the chance! I live in good ole Georgia, near Atlanta. My favorite book of 2015 was The Final Empire by Brandon Sanderson, but Mistborn was amazing too!

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